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Aotearoa Gavin Bishop

Discover the story of New Zealand through this multiple-award-winning, richly illustrated visual history by Gavin Bishop.

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Little Hector and the Big Blue Whale Ruth Paul

From award-winning picture book creator Ruth Paul comes a new series about a plucky dolphin called Little Hector and his BIG adventures.

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The Indigo Bird Helen Taylor

In spite of his brilliant blue feathers, Takahe is very good at hiding - in fact, he's so good that you might think he isn't there at all! But look carefully at the illustrations . . . can you help Fantail to find Takahe in every page of this story?

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World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, here are some books to inspire kids to look after our beautiful environment.

  • From award-winning picture book creator Ruth Paul comes a new series about a plucky dolphin called Little Hector and his BIG adventures.

  • Based on true events, a lively picture book about a sprightly granny who knits warm jumpers for little blue penguins after the oil spill following the wrecking of the Rena, with illustrations by the winner of the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award.

  • In spite of his brilliant blue feathers, Takahe is very good at hiding - in fact, he's so good that you might think he isn't there at all! But look carefully at the illustrations . . . can you help Fantail to find Takahe in every page of this story?

  • Discover the story of New Zealand through this multiple-award-winning, richly illustrated visual history by Gavin Bishop.

  • Meet Peter Blake, the famous New Zealand yachtsman, who won the world's most famous yacht races and worked to help save the world's precious waterways.

  • Let's go on a journey it's going to be stinky, sticky and pretty gross, but if you want to be a waste warrior it's the most important journey you'll ever take.

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